One of the top negotiators in the Kosovo conflict, former FM David Owen, says that sanctions against Russia won’t resolve the crisis in Ukraine.
Crimea’s Tatars — who amount to 12 percent of the peninsula’s 2.2 million residents — overwhelmingly boycotted the March 16th referendum for Crimea to become part of Russia. The Tartar’s bad history […]
People in the Crimean capital Simferopol have been celebrating the clocks changing to synchronise with the time in Moscow. Moscow formally annexed Crimea earlier in March after the predominantly ethnically Russian region […]
The former President talks about the current crisis in Russia.
Here are some excerpts from a great read on Medium about modern Russia: ALMOST EXACTLY FOUR YEARS AGO I WAS SITTING IN A TINY kitchen in Kyiv with two guys named Sasha, […]
Crimea could be granted the status of a special economic zone, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said. “We will need to provide additional preferences to the new Russian regions. I think that […]
The European Union and Ukraine signed the core elements of a political association agreement on Friday, committing to the same deal former president Viktor Yanukovich rejected last November, a move which led […]
Romania’s President Traian Băsescu said today that the only solution to guarantee the security of Moldova is to speed up its EU accession. This week Pro-Russian politicians and activists in Moldova’s breakaway […]
EU ambassadors late on Sunday (16 March) agreed to impose a “limited” set of visa bans and asset freezes on Russia in reaction to the referendum in Crimea. A diplomatic source said […]
CNN’s Anna Coren visits a polling station where an overwhelming majority say they want to return to the “Motherland.”